Nutty Cream Cheese Frosting Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe For those who can’t get enough nuts. Excellent on applesauce, pumpkin and carrot cakes. Nutty Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese1/4 cup butter, softened4 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar1 cup chopped pecans Instructions 1 In a large bowl, beat softened butter and cream cheese until well blended. 2 Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until creamy and add chopped nuts. Spread on cooled cake.